James P. Henderson

Senior Research Professor of Economics

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Professor Henderson is working on a book, “William Wordsworth the poet and Charles Dickens the novelist vs. the classical practical economist and the issue of poverty.”


B.A. – Beloit College
M.A., Ph.D. – Northern Illinois University

Research Interests

19th-century British economic thought (early mathematical economics, early professional organizations, economics of scientific knowledge, ethical aspects of economic ideas, economics of Victorian science and history of learned societies in economics, opposition to classical economics by 19th-century poets and novelists)